This week on Walking The Dog Emily goes out for a stroll with comic and author of the acclaimed best selling book This Is Going To Hurt, Adam Kay. Emily brings along Archie a golden lurcher from the Dog’s Trust for her chat with Adam in West London. They talk about Adam’s childhood growing up in a medical family, the moment when he realised a surgeon’s life wasn’t for him, and why he’s so passionate about the NHS. This is Going to Hurt is available now in paperback and if you want to see Adam on tour this year go to for more info.
Al Murray - Walking The Dog Episode 32
Emily goes out for a stroll with comic Al Murray and brings along her Shih-Tzu Raymond. Al tells Emily about his childhood labradors, his family and his famous literary ancestor. He discusses his days at boarding school, his hatred of confrontation and his start in comedy. They also chat about his famous alter ego the Pub Landlord and forthcoming tour, Landlord Of Hope and Glory (for tickets go to ).
Ricky Gervais - Walking The Dog Episode 31
This week Emily goes out for a stroll with legendary comic Ricky Gervais. Ricky brings along beautiful German Shepherd Anti who plays his dog in Afterlife, Ricky’s brand new Netflix series. He talks about his childhood pets, his mum’s brilliantly dark sense of humour and explains why he thinks dogs really are the best. Afterlife is available now to stream on Netflix.
The Tables Are Turned - Live
This week in a very special edition of Walking the Dog, Emily Dean is interviewed by Katherine Ryan, in front of a live audience with their two dogs Meg Ryan and Raymond. They chat about Emily's new memoir Everybody Died So I Got A Dog, and Katherine asks her about her eccentric childhood, how she dealt with loss and the miniature Chewbacca lookalike who turned out to be her saviour.
Walking The Dog - Live Event News!
Emily has news about a very special event for Walking The Dog fans - a live chat with Emily, Katherine Ryan and their two dogs to celebrate the publication of Emily's forthcoming memoir Everybody Died So I Got A Dog. To book tickets for the London event on March 2nd go to